Posts Tagged: New York City

Helen Rice, 89, left Broadway behind for love, family and opera in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS – Helen Rice of Minneapolis saw it all as a gifted soprano: performing on Broadway, mingling among stage stars — with a little bit of murder and devoted love thrown in. After graduating in 1945 with a sociology degree

Helen Rice, 89, left Broadway behind for love, family and opera in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS – Helen Rice of Minneapolis saw it all as a gifted soprano: performing on Broadway, mingling among stage stars — with a little bit of murder and devoted love thrown in. After graduating in 1945 with a sociology degree

Every woman looks good in capri pants, thanks for sports wear designer Gloria Sachs

MANHATTAN – Gloria Sachs, the 85-year-old fashion designer credited with inventing capri pants, died Monday night in her sleep. After college she apprenticed with painter Fernand Leger in Paris, then worked for architects Gio Ponti and Franco Albini while she

Every woman looks good in capri pants, thanks for sports wear designer Gloria Sachs

MANHATTAN – Gloria Sachs, the 85-year-old fashion designer credited with inventing capri pants, died Monday night in her sleep. After college she apprenticed with painter Fernand Leger in Paris, then worked for architects Gio Ponti and Franco Albini while she

Too short for basketball, Sol Schiff, 94, became world-class table tennis player

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Sol Schiff, whose rocketing, flat forehand propelled him to national and world table tennis championships in the 1930s when he was still in his teens, and who later earned the unofficial title “Mr. Table Tennis”as an ardent

Too short for basketball, Sol Schiff, 94, became world-class table tennis player

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Sol Schiff, whose rocketing, flat forehand propelled him to national and world table tennis championships in the 1930s when he was still in his teens, and who later earned the unofficial title “Mr. Table Tennis”as an ardent

With little English, Moy Lee, 92, survived extortion attempt to introduce ‘Brooklyn Chinese food’ to south Florida

WILTON MANORS, Fla. – Moy Lee, an early operator of Chinese restaurants in South Florida, died Friday at her Wilton Manors home after a long illness, a family member said Tuesday. She was 92 and had lived in the city

With little English, Moy Lee, 92, survived extortion attempt to introduce ‘Brooklyn Chinese food’ to south Florida

WILTON MANORS, Fla. – Moy Lee, an early operator of Chinese restaurants in South Florida, died Friday at her Wilton Manors home after a long illness, a family member said Tuesday. She was 92 and had lived in the city

‘Nutracker’ character dancer Shaun O’Brien danced with the New York City ballet a remarkable 42 years

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Shaun O’Brien, one of the country’s most celebrated character dancers, whose four vigorous decades with the New York City Ballet included more than 30 holiday seasons as Herr Drosselmeyer, the kindly eccentric at the heart of

‘Nutracker’ character dancer Shaun O’Brien danced with the New York City ballet a remarkable 42 years

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Shaun O’Brien, one of the country’s most celebrated character dancers, whose four vigorous decades with the New York City Ballet included more than 30 holiday seasons as Herr Drosselmeyer, the kindly eccentric at the heart of

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Cinematographer Ric Waite’s film credits include ‘The Long Riders,’ ‘The Border,’ ‘Footloose’ and ‘Red Dawn’

(Ric Waite, a cinematographer who won an Emmy Award for the 1976 TV miniseries “Captains and the Kings,”  died Saturday of a heart attack at his home in Los Angeles. He was 78. Here’s some info from his Web site

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Cinematographer Ric Waite’s film credits include ‘The Long Riders,’ ‘The Border,’ ‘Footloose’ and ‘Red Dawn’

(Ric Waite, a cinematographer who won an Emmy Award for the 1976 TV miniseries “Captains and the Kings,”  died Saturday of a heart attack at his home in Los Angeles. He was 78. Here’s some info from his Web site

Putting aside a privileged background, Edwina ‘Eddie’ Eastman found success in a small Colorado apple orchard

PAONIA, Colo. – If one saying could represent the 94 years of Edwina “Eddie” Ellis Eastman’s life, it would have to be, “Give it your best.” The privileged Stanford University graduate turned small-town farmer asked her family members, friends, fellow

Putting aside a privileged background, Edwina ‘Eddie’ Eastman found success in a small Colorado apple orchard

PAONIA, Colo. – If one saying could represent the 94 years of Edwina “Eddie” Ellis Eastman’s life, it would have to be, “Give it your best.” The privileged Stanford University graduate turned small-town farmer asked her family members, friends, fellow